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ACADEMIC SUPPORT AND MENTORING

ACADEMIC SUPPORT AND MENTORING

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ABOUT US

Mission

Academic Support and Mentoring cultivates life-long learning by promoting educational access, attainment, and success for every student.

Services

ASM offers a wide range of services and programs to help students meet their academic goals. Services include Supplemental Instruction, Video-based Supplemental Instruction, Math and Science Tutoring, Jumpstart, and the UMKC Trustees' Scholars Program, among others.

Staff

Administrative Staff

Rodney D. Smith, Ed.D.
Interim Director, Academic Support & Mentoring
Interim Executive Director, The International
Center for Supplemental Instruction
ASSC, room 215
Phone: 816-235-1167
E-mail: smithrodn@umkc.edu

Deidra West
Business Manager
ASSC, 2nd Floor
Phone: 816-235-1174
E-mail: westde@umkc.edu

International Center for Supplemental Instruction

Kate Gold
Assistant Director
ASSC, 2nd Floor
Phone: 816-235-1179
E-mail: goldk@umkc.edu

Jumpstart

Silvina Munita
Site Manager
4825 Troost, room 215
Phone: 816-235-1003
E-mail: munitas@umkc.edu

Ashley Huff
Associate Site Manager
4825 Troost, room 215
Phone: 816-235-6021
E-mail: huffal@umkc.edu

Supplemental Instruction

Jessica Elam
SI Coordinator
ASSC, 2nd Floor
Phone: 816-235-6708
E-mail: elamjm@umkc.edu

MaST and Special Projects

Megan Cross
MaST and Communications Coordinator
ASSC, 2nd Floor
Phone: 816-235-5557
E-mail: crossmn@umkc.edu

Summer Bridge Program

Shaunte Montgomery
Summer Bridge Program Coordinator
ASSC, 2nd Floor
Phone: 816-235-1178
E-mail: montgomerysh@umkc.edu

Student Success Seminars

Jennifer Beatty
Programs Coordinator
ASSC, 2nd Floor
Phone: 816-235-1166
E-mail: beattyja@umkc.edu